Betfair Cross-Sport Multiple: Royals to reign on Saturday

Glenn Maxwell is Hampshire’s overseas star

Andrew Hughes thinks that even without Shahid Afridi, Hampshire can secure a fourth Friends Provident Trophy victory in a row and help land a weekend treble

"Momentum is everything in this format and Hampshire are the form team in this group with a much better Twenty20 record..."

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Bet 1: Leeds Rhinos to beat London Broncos at 1.13
Last season Leeds slipped up on their trip to London, conceding a 20-0 first half lead and failing to recover after the interval in atrocious playing conditions. This year they travel south to a Broncos side that are rock bottom of the Super League, but they won't be underestimating their opponents.

Broncos may be struggling, but they have some talented young players and though results haven't gone their way this season, they have scored plenty of points. The Rhinos also have a number of absentees with Brett Delaney, Jamie Peacock and Brent Webb all missing.

But the Leeds players will want to make amends for last year's performance in the capital and will be full of confidence after despatching Castleford and Wakefield in their last two fixtures. The Rhinos are Saturday's banker at 1.13

Bet 2: Hampshire to beat Surrey at 1.9
Hampshire have an excellent recent record in the Friends Provident Trophy, having won it in 2010 and made the semi-final last year and they can take another step towards Finals Day by beating Surrey on Saturday. After a slow start, they've won their last three games including a particularly impressive six wicket trouncing of Essex on Friday in which Aussie all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was in great touch. By contrast, Surrey lost to the same opponents just over a week ago.

Momentum is everything in this format and Hampshire are the form team in this group with a much better Twenty20 record than Surrey. They should be backed at 1.9 to close the gap on Sussex at the top of the South Group.

Bet 3: Klara Zakopalova to beat Francesca Schiavone at 1.6
At the age of 30, Klara Zakopalova is playing the best tennis of her career. She made the quarter-finals at Roland Garros last month and gave eventual winner Maria Sharapova a hard fight and in reaching the semi-finals at Eastbourne last week she hit her highest ranking since 2006.

Her third round opponent, Francesca Schiavone is another thirty-something enjoying the best form of her career, but the former Australian Open champion is not having a great season and she hasn't got past the third round of a grass court tournament since 2009, when she had a comparatively easy run to the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

Schiavone has won both of their previous encounters, but on grass, Zakopalova has a clear edge and she can beat the higher-ranked Italian at odds of 1.6

Total Odds for this multiple: 3.44 Remember, multiple prices are based on our Fixed Odds product, so any winnings are exempt from commission.

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